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Open Skies no more: US pulls out of Cold War-era deal that provided global security in diplomatic row with Russia

8 days ago   |   By RT

President Donald Trump's administration has on Sunday withdrawn from an international treaty that allows countries to monitor military hardware build-ups from afar, accusing Moscow - without evidence - of breaking its terms.
The Open Skies Treaty was first considered by the US and the Soviet Union in the 1950s as a possible way to increase transparency around troop movements and the deployment of nuclear weapons. It allows signatories to conduct a limited number of mutually beneficial aerial reconnaissance missions in the countries that are party to the deal, which includes the US, Canada...
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US withdraws from Open Skies treaty with Russia: Mike Pompeo

US withdraws from Open Skies treaty with Russia: Mike Pompeo

8 days ago   |   By New York Post

The Trump administration has officially withdrawn from a decades-old arms agreement with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. “Today, pursuant to earlier notice provided, the United States withdrawal from the Treaty on Open Skies is now effective. America is more secure because of it, as Russia remains in non-compliance with its obligations,”...
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US Exits Open Skies Treaty With Russia

US Exits Open Skies Treaty With Russia

8 days ago   |   By Newser

After Sunday, the United States and Russia will have only one major treaty between them, reports Fox News , as the US followed through on its vow six months ago to pull out of the Open Skies treaty over what it blamed on Moscow's repeated violations of the pact. The 1992...
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